Tulsa Household Hazardous Waste Event Continues Sunday


Friday, April 1st 2011, 12:07 pm
By: News On 6


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TULSA, Oklahoma -- The city of Tulsa is inviting residents to safely dispose of their household chemicals this weekend.

You can drop off household chemicals and toxins at Expo Square between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Tulsa-area residents can dispose of pollutants free at the event.

Accepted items include:

  • Household cleaners and toxins
  • Yard-care products and pesticides
  • Acids, caustics, thinners, household flammable liquids
  • All fluorescent light bulbs
  • Firearms ammunition (.50 caliber or smaller)
  • Smoke alarms, thermostats, oil, antifreeze and oil-based, aerosol and hobby paints.
  • Mercury thermometers and prescription medications are also being accepted.

Items not accepted at the event include:

  • latex paint
  • commercial waste
  • tires
  • computers
  • radioactive waste
  • pressurized gas cylinders
  • water-reactive chemicals
  • explosives
  • dioxins